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Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Caradonna sage

Native to Europe and west-central Asia (selection)


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Begin flowering purple psikes up to 2 feet tall in June in dry to moist soils.  May continue to bloom if provided ample moisture in dry situations.  Deer resistant, but butterflies and other pollinators love them.  Trim back after flowering.  


Height:

1-2 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Spacing:

2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Bloom Color:

Purple

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Rock Garden
  • Long Blooming

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Salt Tolerance

  • Low

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist